rdhs: API Client and Dataset Management for the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Data

Provides a client for (1) querying the DHS API for survey indicators and metadata (<https://api.dhsprogram.com/#/index.html>), (2) identifying surveys and datasets for analysis, (3) downloading survey datasets from the DHS website, (4) loading datasets and associate metadata into R, and (5) extracting variables and combining datasets for pooled analysis.

Version: 0.6.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: R6, httr, jsonlite, foreign, magrittr, rappdirs, digest, storr, xml2, qdapRegex, rgdal, getPass, haven, iotools
Suggests: testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, ggplot2, survey, data.table, microbenchmark
Published: 2018-12-18
Author: OJ Watson ORCID iD [aut, cre], Jeff Eaton ORCID iD [aut], Lucy D'Agostino McGowan ORCID iD [rev], Duncan Gillespie [rev]
Maintainer: OJ Watson <oj.watson at hotmail.co.uk>
BugReports: https://github.com/ropensci/rdhs/issues
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: https://ropensci.github.io/rdhs/
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-GB
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: rdhs results

Downloads:

Reference manual: rdhs.pdf
Vignettes: Anemia prevalence among women: an 'rdhs' example
Using the rdhs client
Country Codes
Interacting with geojson API results
How to use rdhs?
Toolkit
Toolkit
Package source: rdhs_0.6.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: rdhs_0.6.0.zip, r-release: rdhs_0.6.0.zip, r-oldrel: rdhs_0.6.0.zip
OS X binaries: r-release: rdhs_0.6.0.tgz, r-oldrel: rdhs_0.6.0.tgz

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